1. Hitchens, C, on the weasel word for today:
2. Are you concerned about the soul of physics?
4. What to do in an emergency:
The universal basic income is shaping up to be another one of those litmus test issues, where the self-righteous and fashionable use it to advertise their virtue and edginess, but also tell us about their ignorance. The other day, the leader of America’s hipster intellectuals, Claire Lehmann dramatically announced she is now on board with the universal basic income. In fact, Andrew Yang’s goofy Asian hipster populism platform is starting to become the cool thing among our edgy trend setters.
6. Go, granny, go!
7. Last but not least, still working on this new poacher, need to stop while the yolk is still soft:
[H/T Chuckles and haiku]